Property Description 225 Highland Place, Monrovia, CA 91016
A little bit of history can be found here on one of the most desirable treelined streets in Monrovia. This 1910 Craftsman styled home provides many original features that have been maintained over its many years. Boasting over 5300sf between the main house and the separate guest house along with a 3-car garage, you can't get any better than this when it comes to space, amenities and features. As you walk up the front steps you can just feel the time and effort placed into building and preserving this magnificent home. Granite exterior with its 4-rock flared columns front porch, ideal for sitting and relaxing. Upon entry you will see the beautifully restored hardwood floors, high box beamed ceilings, and large wood burning granite fireplace in the formal living room plus diamond patterned windows add to the character of this home. Stained glass windows flank the extensive dining room with a built in side board buffet and hutch along the wall. Updated oversized kitchen includes custom cabinetry, granite counters, stainless steel appliances and so much more. With a total of 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms including one bedroom and 1.5 bathrooms downstairs, you will be able to make this your forever home. Many added features include; batten wainscotting with a plate rail, picture rails throughout the halls, character filled lighting, built in reading benches in multiple locations, a breakfast nook, butler's pantry, basement with laundry and wine cellar, and attic offering plenty of storage. You even have an office with a fireplace and a family/game/warming room with fireplace to spend those family fun filled evenings that includes a double French door out to the back patio. A Porte cochere growing wisteria over the driveway with partial electric iron gates that lead you to the 3-car garage offering plenty of parking and the 600+sf guest suite that includes 2 bedrooms or 1 bed and office, Living room, kitchen and bathroom, making it ideal for an in-law's suite, college aged child, Nanny quarters, Business work space and so much more. Added modern amenities include Solar (prepaid so new owner benefits) freshly painted exterior, new A/C installed in 2018, new carpet in the main house, new LVT flooring and range in guest house, and new wood fence on East side of home. Within minutes to downtown Monrovia for restaurants and shopping. Too many features make this one, a must see to appreciate!